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All Talk, No Sanctions

In the event any were still wondering why Iran continues to press for talks.

EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana has said that no UN sanctions will be imposed on Iran as long as talks continue on Tehran's controversial nuclear program...

"I can tell you that there will be no movement in New York (towards sanctions) as long as meetings with Mr Larijani continue," Mr Solana said... "Saturday's meeting will enable us to see if we can prepare the groundwork" for Monday's talks.

After over three years of deception (and talks, of course), not to mention the passing of a UN Security Council 'deadline,' we have progressed to the point to where we 'can prepare the groundwork' for talks?

Iran is winning. And it's not so much that they are brilliant strategists, but rather that Europe and America lack the fortitude to match the Iranian resolve. Not even for sanctions made possible by the Security Council's own resolution and defied deadline. Not exactly rocket science, ladies and gentlemen.

Perhaps next month we can invite the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khameini to also engage in a US speaking tour and advise the American public on a more proper foreign policy course. I am quite certain that operators are waiting now at the Foggy Bottom Visa desk.